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FOX News
Nov 4, 2009 9:00am EST
. welcome to "america's newsroom." martha: chris christie collected new jersey's new governor, beating death democratic incumbent jon corzine. republicans have not taken that top spot for 12 years. bob macdonald became virginia's first republican governor in eight years. bill: so does this put the health care debate in a new light? what does this say about a struggling economy? shannon bream is with us. what were the keys for chris christie in new jersey? >> you mentioned the economy was a big deal. we saw that consistently with the exit polling. independent voters over key in the race as well opinion there are 2.4 million unaffiliated registered voters here in new jersey, the biggest bloc. looking at how they decided to vote, 60% went for chris christie, only 30% for jon corzine. they put him over the top. bill: one thing that seemed to backfire on gov. corvine -- corziinne was the negative advertising. >> that is right. the voters thought that he was more guilty of bad, attacking his opponent. it seems to have worked against him. here is what chris christie had to say about that in his vic
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 9:00am EST
of keep america safe. her reaction is clear. >> i burst into tears when i found out the news. i knew it was coming because they politicized these cases, but it still hurts, bad. i went to the moussaoui trial. çi listened to him sit on the stand and mock the 9/11 families, laugh at the commander who tried to guess she lost members of per unit. it is going to be 10,000 times worse because it will be a few blocks from ground zero and it will be the mastermind who applauded the deaths of my brother and all these people. these men wanted to plead guilty in the military can -- commissions. çthese cases would have been roughed up by next month. remember, there are 500,000 documents. they have to start from scratch and put them through a different legal framework. bill: democratic congressman joe sestak believes the trials are a good idea. he will be with us in five minutes to explain why. juliet: when folks get lost in the wilderness, it can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to search for them. search and rescue teams say this is becoming a bigger problem because more and more peopl
FOX News
Nov 30, 2009 9:00am EST
or not it creates mass relief for the struggling homeowners of america, that is entirely different story. host: i think that even argue that it has not. 57% of all mortgages modified through fannie mae have defaulted again within 12 months. if you were in trouble before, the majority of people getting help are still in trouble. >> this program was supposed to help 3 million people. only 650,000 homeowners are involved in the initial stages. as of september 1 only 1711 homeowners have had their monthly payments permanently reduce. that at a cost of $27 billion. that is what has been spent on this program. three to 4 million were hoped to be held. 650,000 in the initial stages of the program. only 100 -- only 1711 received reductions. bill: is this getting anywhere? >> the problem is that it is an intensely bureaucratic confusion of paper work on both sides, plus an avalanche of foreclosures in the marketplace and underlying everything is unemployment. people are not buying homes in this environment. bill: the unemployment rate might be 10% but it is higher when you consider the people underemploye
FOX News
Nov 16, 2009 9:00am EST
america. bill: thank you. alisyn: with new questions about the decision to bring the 9/11 mastermind to new york city to face trial. many families of the victims are outraged that khalid sheikh mohammed and his co- conspirators will be tried blocks away from where the twin towers fell. rudy giuliani was in office during the attacks, and said this. >> there will be military tribunals for other terrorists. why wouldn't you have one for this terrorist? of course it will create securities concerns. re kind of granting his wish. his wish was to be brought to new york. he should be tried in a military tribunal. heç is a war criminal. alisyn: and democrats are defending the decision. david axelrod says giuliani is flip-floping on his decision. >> these folks should be tried in new york city. we fully believe in our court system. when one of the bombers was tried in virginia and was convicted, mayor giuliani hailed the outcome. he may have changed his view, but we have not changed hours. alisyn: we will have the story of how one would be terror trial wrong. bill: and the fallen soldiers fr
FOX News
Nov 5, 2009 9:00am EST
of injured in america. is that -- insured in america. is that accurate? >> by bringing down the cost, we are going to increase accessibility. bill: give democrats benefit of the doubt. what is the best case scenario and you see? let's say the house version becomes law. what is the best case for america? >> this is a terrible piece of legislation. this will, in my mind, give us a massive deficits and lead to a government takeover of health care. i do not even want to put the word "best" in the same sentence as this bill. we will see but happens in the senate. i think they are going to tie things up and i believe this is going to move into next year. bill: i think you are right about the schedule. one of the provisions in the democratic version is to cut medicare spending, $500 million. if you look at the results from new jersey and virginia, is any lawmaker ready to go there and cut down the services to seniors? >> independents and seniors left the democrats in droves. if this bill passes, they are telling us 64% of seniors on medicare and vantage -- advantage are going to lose coverage u
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 9:00am EST
thousands of jobs in congressional districts that do not exist in america. or puerto rico. i'm bill hemmer, welcome here to america's newsroom. nice to have you back with us today, ali. alisyn: thanks so much, bill. i'm alisyn camerota in for megyn kelly. how bad is this mess? let's look at it. in the state of arizona, for example the recovery.gov web site is reporting jobs in the 9th, 11th, 18th, 25th, 29th, i have got more 36th, 3rd, 57th and 7 th congressional districts. there is one problem. take a look at this be pro. arizona only has eight districts. so there could not have been any jobs saved in the 12 other districts they list. bill: you gave a good shot at it, didn't you? alisyn: um-huh. steve. bill: what is going on here, stu. >> tip of the iceberg. absolutely tip of the iceberg. you think this is restricted to arizona? wrong. take a look at this map, please. the government is claiming jobs created in nine oklahoma congressional districts. problem, there is only five. jobs in eight districts of iowa. big problem, there is only five. jobs in eight districts in connecticut. again,
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 9:00am EST
in america today? it is all about jobs. have you seen any good news? patti ann: the convicted d.c. sniper john allen muhammad is scheduled for execution tonight. >> we will always have the loss of our brother and the scars of what we have had to deal with. at this point, it's time to pay the debt to society, not just for dean's death, but for many other deaths and injuries that he caused. hhm@ú@@!p can your body wash nourish this deeply? the moisturizer in other body washes sits on top of skin. only new dove has nutriummoisture... which can nourish deep down. new dove body wash with nutriummoisture. superior natural nourishment for your skin. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider... an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by united healthcare insurance company. it can help cover some of what medicare doesn't... so you could save up to thousands of dollars... in out-of-pocket expenses. call now for this free information kit... and medicare guide. if you're turning 65 or you're already on medicare
FOX News
Nov 27, 2009 9:00am EST
"death to america" on the floor of their parliament. jamie: thank you very much, caroline shively. kelly: in afghanistan, president karzai is calling on the taliban and other rich remiss groups to lay down their weapons and help rebuild the country. the appeal comes days after taliban leader omar posted a statement on the internet to ruling out talks with the afghan government, and calling on followers to cut ties with his administration. karzai also reached out to his main rival in afghanistan's fraud-marred presidential election, but stopped short of offering a statement in support of the government. jamie: the governor of afghanistan's kandahar province survived an assassination attempt. this is one of the country's most volatile areas. militants armed with a remote- control bomb blew out a window of the governor's vehicle. he was headed to prayers marking the muslim holiday. one police officer was injured in that incident. kelly: we continue to track the h1n1 virus. health officials in korea as well as the u.s. now reporting cases of double infections. that is when a person contracts
FOX News
Nov 20, 2009 9:00am EST
, but at the entire decade what are the consequences of that policy in america, given the state of the economy? >> in bankruptcy. this country is headed toward insolvency if we continue to spend money that we do not have. we are about to raise the debt ceiling here. we are about to go past 80% of gdp. that is basically a situation that is not sustainable. so what happens is, our children will be given a country where they have a lesser quality of life because they will either have to inflate the money supply or massively have to raise taxes, both of which reduces productivity, job growth, and quality of life. bill: you have not really said anything positive yet. >> [laughter] this is not good for our country. you cannot grow the government by $2.10 trillion, and that is even an understated number. there are a bunch of doctors' fees that we will encounter. bill: you are describing what you consider to be the economic reality. there is a political reality as well. whether or not americans favor or oppose this -- there are the numbers. you can find other poll that showed a split, others show it e
FOX News
Nov 11, 2009 9:00am EST
daley is blaming the attack on america's love of guns. he said -- the mayor also dismissed the idea that the fort hood shooting will spark an anti islamist movement. in 2002, the d.c. area was terrorized for two weeks by a killing spree that left 10 people dead. the man behind it was executed last night. sniper mastermind john allen muhammad die by lethal injection as his victims' relatives watched. >> the truck left the grounds of the greensville prison, believed to be carrying the prison of john allen muhammad. >> death was pronounced at 9:11 p.m.. there were no complications. >> there are lingering questions. over about a three-week period, john allen muhammad and his young accomplice, malvo, killed 10 people john allen muhammad was executed for one of those murders, at dean myers. >> we are not collodigoing to celebrate john allen muhammad's death. at this time, it is time to pay the debt to society. >> also watching was one of his prosecutors. >> i feel some closure. i feel more peaceful. i know that the folks that have been harmed by him will be if feeling better. >> witnesses
FOX News
Nov 12, 2009 9:00am EST
. moments ago, new unemployment numbers into "america's newsroom." the labor department reports first-time jobless claims came in last week at 502,000. the good news is the lowest level on claims since january. the bad news, if you are one of those people, that's not a good sign. good morning, everybody. i am bill hemmer. good morning to you. juliet: thank you very much for having me back. the national unemployment rate is 10.2%. when you add in the folks who have quit filene or quit looking, real unemployment stands at 17.5% 31 out of every six american workers is unemployed. it is the highest since the greatestgreat depression. bill: i do not mean to sound like a broken record, but it is back to the same issue again and again. >> i think most americans believe a recovery happens when they feel secure. i have to say that i am more confused by this crazy economy than i have been in the 25 years i have been in this business. look at what has happened with the stock market over the past six months and in the past few weeks. it's been an incredible bull market expansion. you start to see
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 9:00am EST
. flight plans are being processed manually. much more on this story as it's breaking news here on "america's newsroom this morning." glenn: gretchen: new unemployment claims 5rbgs 05,000 people filing for first-time jobless benefits. the labor department says that is unchanged from last week. october's official unemployment rate was 10%. last month, 15.7 million people were out of work. bill: another big story is healthcare and the debate continues later today and senate democrats will unveil more of their final healthcare reform bill, and the cost, $849 billion over ten years. that, however, is not the whole story. not by a long shot. good morning, everybody. busy thursday here. ima bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom . harry reid claims it will cut the deficit by $127 billion and those numbers mean one thing to democratic colleagues, a bill now that can pass the senate. >> >> a $127 billion deficit reduction, 94% coverage of people equals 60 votes, and we're going to get there. bill: here is the big question after that -- how can a bill that cost $847 billion possibly save $127 b
FOX News
Nov 26, 2009 9:00am EST
tomorrow on "america's newsroom." the shuttle unhooks from the space station yesterday after dropping of spare parts. the crew will check over their flight systems this morning and then settled down to is giving these in space. they say they are making do with what ever they can find in the pantry. beef brisket, chicken fajitas, sweet and sour pork. jamie: check out that view. come on home, we will see you tomorrow morning. firefighters have now gained the upper hand on a wind-driven wildfire in california. that is good news because fire crews are staying alert in case the santa ana winds whipped the flames back to life. take a look at these pictures. the fire breaking on tuesday night near a toll road in anaheim. that forced the california highway patrol to close many roads. right now is 90% contained. full containment is expected. kelly: this is a fox news alert. the swiss justice ministry says it will release roman polanski on they'll come under house arrest. he has paid a $4.5 million bail. his wife is pleased that he is being released. it does not affect the ministry of decision
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 9:00am EST
. >> the fight for america's wallet is off to a bad start. first, the taxpayers just lost over $2 billion. cit went belly up over the weekend. the money that we lend to them is certainly gone. it could certainly go to 10% on friday, remember 15 states are already at 10% or above. this week we could see the government get more authority, tomorrow we have new car sales after the end of cash for clunkers, they could be falling off of a cliff. falling to a bad start, but running all week. martha: we have been watching the market going up, people starting to feel more confident that the worst is over, many folks are concerned that there is a second drop coming. is that what we are seeing in these numbers? >> and not yet. some economists are saying that you could get real weakness next spring, but after all there is 3.5% growth. wall street is doing fine, thank you very much. but unemployment, the housing crisis, and a lack of consumer spending is keeping things close to the ground. martha: there is concern that some of the money came from housing incentives? >> yes, much of that growth in the third
FOX News
Nov 6, 2009 9:00am EST
the weekend that could lead to the single biggest expansion of government control over lives in america, for four decades. we hear the house will vote on sunday on their version of the health care bill. the outcome of this could literally touched the lives of everyone of us, and it is also representing 1/6 of the economy, which brings special bearing, given the state of the economy. these folks were not too happy about these developments. they were protesting yesterday against the democrats' health care plan. they have serious concerns about the bill, including taxpayer- funded abortions and coverage for illegal aliens. we are going to hear from one of the groups who are concerned. announcer: you could buy 300 bottles of water. or just one brita filter. ( drop plinks ) brita-- better for the environment and your wallet. 90s slacker hip-hop. better for the environment ♪ that can strain your relationships and hurt yourody 'cause we'pride ♪ng a ride ♪ ♪ it's the credit roller coaster ♪ ♪ and as you can see it kinda bites! ♪ ♪ so sing the lyrics with me: ♪ when your debt g
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 9:00am EST
is on the right track because of the economic recovery, america has a very long way to go in terms of cutting down the deficit. martha: so, they are trying to do something to close down that debt? >> the president is trying to make sure that they focus on job growth and exports as they build infrastructure, that it will require innovation and new models to move the country forward. basically the is soliciting ideas from top ceos and business leaders. keep in mind, we will likely hear more about the direction that the administration is going to take when peter or is that gives a speech called rescue and recovery, reining in the deficit. it will not contain any new proposals, but it will lay the groundwork for a foundation of a conversation coming next year. timothy geithner also talked about the deficit and how they have to rein in people saving more and spending less. martha: thank you, kelly. bill: did you see the bottom of the screen? the head of the republican the governors' association says that there is one important thing that all americans can take away from these elections. he will tell us
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 9:00am EST
every day ♪ bill: from south america, the president of venezuela ordering his military to get ready for a possible conflict with colombia. he warns the u.s. is trying to provoke a war between the neighbors. ñjrif a conflict breaks out betn the countries, it could spread to all of south america. we're watching that. ♪ >> ♪ beauty school dropout no graduation day forñr you amongst internes and shampoo you could have taken time to wash and clean your close-up ♪ juliet: you know that song. bill: you have got to dream, but not the drive. juliet: word up. you have watched that over and over on vhs. bill: that was the movie that my neighbor had, we watched the day after day. juliet: my favorite movie of all time, a wonderful scene, frankie avalon singing to frenchy. we are going to tie this together, by the way. a popular choice for career colleges, beauty schools and technical institutes, these alternative careers are booming. enrollment at career colleges up 10% since 2003. profit margins are up. on the job hunt today, peter is live in new york city at the lincoln technical insti
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 9:00am EST
is pushing the white house on job losses. unemployment among blacks in america is a staggering 15%. that group is asking the president to do something about it. with me now is the president of the group, and racial and -- hilary shelton. you said the following, we are not trying to convince president obama to do something he does not want to do, but push him go word on something we have agreement on. >> our country needs to move to create new jobs. the administration has taken the steps to make sure that we can solidify our economy. he inherited eight years of bad economic planning and has stepped into an initiative in which we find ourselves losing jobs at an astronomical rate. bill: there was the stimulus plan. if people are not convinced that that is not doing the job, what is a couple more billion going to do? >> even the governor of california was think of for that, helping him to keep some jobs in his state. rebuild on the foundation that will allow us to move ahead. bill: at what point doç we slam on the brakes and say, we are not going to spend any more. apparently that
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